Teen Dies After Friend Accidentally Shoots Him

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MILLER COUNTY, Ark. – A 14-year-old boy has died after being accidentally shot by his friend.
 
Around 11 p.m. Monday, Dec. 19, Miller County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) Deputies were called to the scene of a reported accidental shooting. 
 
The incident happened at a house in the 11000 Block of Hwy 71.
 
A parent called 911 and said her teenage son had accidentally shot his friend. 
 
When the deputies and first responders arrived at the house, they found Destin Wallace, 14, of Fouke, in critical condition.
 
Deputies closed a section of Hwy 71 so that Life Net’s helicopter could land. Destin was then airlifted to LSUS Medical Center, where he died the following day. 
 
The MCSO Criminal Investigation Unit is still in the process of investigating the incident.  

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